Julia Cimafiejeva is an award-winning poet, translator and photographer. She is the author of three poetry collections in Belarusian. Her books have also been released in Germany and Poland. She is one of the founders and editors of a journal of translated literature PrajdziSvet. She translates from English and Norwegian and lives in Minsk. At the end of 2020, Swedish PEN Center published her Protest Diary which details daily life under the Belarusian regime.